OUR GROWTH PROGRAM
High-end masterclasses & one-on-one support
As an entrepreneur you face many different challenges. To tackle these challenges, sometimes you’ll need one-on-one support from the experts, sometimes you need to discuss these challenges with your peers or you simply need a great introduction. If you join Ready to Scale you can get it all.
Join the group program and get access to masterclasses, mentoring and matching with investors, corporates & talent. Get one-on-one support from our expert service providers.
THE GROUP PROGRAM
Ready to Scale group program is the optimal mix between Rockefeller habits, leadership skills and the day-to-day practice of scaling-up. Each lecture is complimented by a presentation from an experienced entrepreneur. The sessions are concluded with a two-hour workshop that helps you apply the results directly into your company.
Starting dates: Jan, May & September ’18
Group size: max 15 per Class
Six monthly sessions in which you receive expert-lectures on the topics:
Fundament; get you and your company ready to scale
Structure; define the right organization to grow
Leadership; understand your role as leader
Team; create a high performing team
Growth; define your path for growth
Funding; find the right funding to scale
We will set-up matching on three highly relevant fields to grow your company:
You get access to pre-selected talent out of 100.000 Amsterdam-based students.
You will be matched with one of our experienced mentors based on: industry background, skills set and the phase your company is in.
The program offers you the opportunity to pitch your company for our corporate partners in order to meet new prospective clients or form new partnerships.
If you need to grow your company, you might need some support from the experts. Within the Ready to Scale network, these experts have joined forces and if you join the program, you can get a 40 – 60 % discount on their normal rates. These service providers can support you through our program:
1. Link design
Link Design, an award winning international design agency in Amsterdam (HQ) and Shanghai. They help their clients to empower their businesses. Through research, strategy, concept development and design Link Design helps companies achieve their strategic goals.
2. De Breed & Partners
To grow and innovate as an organization you need the right people, a practical plan and capital. You need to invest in your ambition. De Breed & Partners assists companies in getting the most out of their financial opportunities. We specialize in grants and subsidies, funding and business development.
If you want to grow, you will need customers. Bonneville provides marketing and sales services to land those customers. Their unique ‘Why Change?’ method focusses on six areas to increase your sales.
4. Schut van de Ven
As an independent notary’s office, Schut van de Ven sets itself apart by its swift, practical, solution-orientated approach to business.
VanLomanKempHoogstad provides you with national and international tax advice. Our specialists help small entrepeneurs as well as large companies and individuals. Quickly, efficiently and tailor-made. Our people have gained their experience at the large renowned law and consultancy firms.
6. V.O. Patens & Trademarks
V.O. supports clients worldwide to maximize the value of their Intellectual Property. V.O. is one of the largest patent attorney firms in Europe, ranking consistently in the top 3 of European PCT-filers, and is praised as a center of excellence in Intellectual Asset Magazine.
SOLV is the premier law firm in The Netherlands that is fully dedicated to technology, media and communications: TMC. Due to our focus we remain at the forefront of technical and legal developments. We know the market as well as we know the law. SOLV works for clients ranging from Internet start-ups to major international corporations.
VanOoijen in Haarlem offers a wide range of accounting and tax services for expats and international companies. Our certified tax experts and accountant have over 20 years of experience in dealing with financial matters of international companies and expats in Haarlem and Amsterdam region.
KplusV guides entrepreneurs in writing their business plans, educate them on the expectations of investors and match them with the best investors. It is this combination that helps a SME to become investment ready.
10. ARTO RECRUITMENT
Active since 1959 in Amsterdam, ARTO RECRUITMENT has a professional team of consultants that can support you in your HR challenges. The recruitment services range from providing you with temporary staffing to finding new personnel and custom support. Thanks to their quick, clear and flexible way of working, ARTO is the perfect partner for fast growing SMEs.
11. Fair Focus Communicatie
Fair Focus Communicatie is founded by Annelies Putman and focusses on SME with a B2B focus and without a PR manager. This Amsterdam based PR agency can support you in your PR challenges and works with a team of experts as well as specialized freelancers.